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Senior Games

May 6-10, 2019

FREE with an NYC Parks Recreation Center Membership

Go for the Gold and become a part of a community of Seniors keeping fit!

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NYC Parks invites seniors and adults ages 50 and older to compete in the fourth annual Senior Games! Competitions include bowling, pickleball, basketball, shuffleboard, swimming, cornhole, board games, table tennis, track and field, and an 11.1-mile torch run!

Register by March 31.

Register for the Senior Games

Please register to compete in only one event per day. You may sign up to participate in one or more Senior Games events during the week. 

Day 1 - Monday, May 6

Event Name Location Time  
Torch Run Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center to Brownsville Recreation Center 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Register for Torch Run

Day 2 - Tuesday, May 7

Event Name Location Time  
Pickleball (Men's and Women's) Sunset Recreation Center (Men's) and Brownsville Recreation Center (Women's) in Brooklyn 8:00 a.m. to noon

Register for Pickleball

Pickleball (Co-ed) Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn Noon to 2:00 p.m.

Register for Pickleball

Bowling Funfest NY Bowling Center, Brooklyn 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

This program is full and does not allow registration at this time.

Day 3 - Wednesday, May 8

Event Name Location Time  
Basketball Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn 8:00 a.m. to noon

Register for Basketball

Shuffleboard Royal Palm Shuffleboard, Brooklyn 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Register for Shuffleboard

Board Games Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Register for Board Games

Day 4 - Thursday, May 9

Event Name Location Time  
Track and Field Ocean Breeze Track and Field Athletic Complex, Staten Island 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Register for Track and Field

Cornhole Ocean Breeze Track and Field Athletic Complex, Staten Island 8:00 a.m. to noon

Register for Cornhole

Day 5 - Friday, May 10

Event Name Location Time  
Table Tennis Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Register for Table Tennis

Swimming Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Register for Swimming

You do not need a recreation center membership to register for the Senior Games. Competition times may slightly vary. Free transportation can be arranged for registered participants in Track and Field, Cornhole, and Shuffleboard.

Highlights from Previous Years



Prizes and Giveaways

Awards will be given to the first-, second-, and third-place winners of each competition. Awards will be issued at the end of each event. We'll have giveaways and t-shirts for participants. Light refreshments will be provided to all participants at each activity.

Train for the Senior Games

Need a little tune-up? Before the Games begin, our recreation centers in Brooklyn will host dozens of training clinics in February through April. Please select a clinic below for location and program information: 

Senior Games: Clinics
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Participation is FREE with a recreation center membership


Contact (212) 360-1430 or for more information regarding accessibility. Requests for special accommodations should be made no later than three business days prior to the date of the event.


Sponsorship - New York Road Runners

Sponsorship - Humana

Sponsorship - Bright Health

Interested in becoming a sponsor of the Senior Games? Your brand will gain exposure through a comprehensive marketing plan that includes, but is not limited to:

  • LinkNYC Ads
  • Printed flyers and posters distributed to various schools, businesses, and organizations
  • Radio Advertisements
  • Parks website (700,000 unique visitors/month)
  • E-blasts to Parks’ lists
  • Aggressive public relations campaign to over 200 media outlets

Please contact Christine Dabrow at to receive more information.

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